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Mitch McConnell
  U.S. Senate Sen. Mc Connell on John Bolton Firing  CSPAN  September 12, 2019 12:30am-12:32am EDT

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>> thank you, guys. >> thanks. support for fired national security advisor john bolton, that president trump should have the person he wants in the position. mr. bolton was fired on tuesday. departs the position of national security advisor, i want to thank ambassador john bolton for his many years of valuable service to our country. d clear advice. he possesses something crucial -- the ability to understand the world the way it is. he knows there are many threats to american interests and that those threats will not recede if we retreat. he understands that american leadership is essential to keeping these threats and enemies at bay and that our
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partners and allies rarely act without us. john appreciates the need to stand up to adversaries like putin's russia, approach them from a position of strength, and hold them accountable for their lies and their misdeeds. i wish him well wherever his career next takes him. of course the president deserves to choose his own team, and he has assembled a strong one. he and our nation are well served by leaders like secretary pompeo, expect esper and director haspel. these national security leaders have been chosen by the president and c-span's washington journal live every day with news and policy issues that impact you.
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